There is hardly any coverage of the Manchester United vs Philadelphia Union preseason friendly match in British Media until now. The match will take place in less than 24 hours and it will take place on
a stadium of around 69,000 seating capacity. Of course, it is a good opportunity for Philadelphia Union players to showcase their talent and good performance can turn some heads in Lincoln Financial Field- Europe.
Lincoln Financial Field is not completely a new stadium for Man United as they played a friendly match against
in 2003 in this stadium in front of a huge crowd of 68,396. Barcelona
This time, in North American tour, Manchester United has brought mainly young players and is giving them the opportunity to shine. The other day, they played the first match against Scottish giant Celtic and United won by 3-1.
For the fans who will come to watch the match, Dimitar Berbatov will be one of the major attractions. He played very well against Celtic.
As for Philadelphia Union, hardly anyone knows about them outside of
. Even at MLS, they are not a big name. So, the match will help them to get global media coverage for a day. USA
Fortunately, the website of Philadelphia Union has posted a report about the match: Preview: Union vs Manchester United
Still, this friendly match is helping to generate interest about football or soccer in
. If 40-50 thousand people turn up at the stadium then it will be a huge success irrespective of the final result of the match. USA